Amy – The girl behind the name
Amy is documentary film about the life and death of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse directed by Asif Kapadia. The film was released in the United Kingdom on 3 July 2015 and worlwide on 10 July.
The documentary shows the sonfwriters’s life from her early childhood, to her career, relationships troubled, drugs until her death in 2011.
Kapadia feels that he got to the heart of her story. “Just putting her lyrics on the screen lets people know that they might have danced to that song and maybe didn’t realise how personal the content really was.”
The film includes Winehouse footage and performance clips, interviews with friends, family members abd collaborators.
Have a look to the Official Trailer and see you in the theaters!
The reviews are:
“A cinematic song for a lost soul” – The Times
“This year’s best doc” – Total Film
“Moving, magical and memorable” – Sunday Mirror
“A poignant tribute to a free spirit” – Empire